18 Muslim Women to Watch in 2018

3) Ibtihaj Muhammad

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Renowned as the first American Olympian to compete wearing hijab, Ibtihaj Muhammad made headlines once again after Mattel announced that it will be releasing its first hijabi Barbie, modeled after the fencer herself. Her doll was one in the series of “Sheroes.” Ibtihaj has been named Muslim Girl’s “Baddie” in the past,but now girls everywhere, both Muslim and non Muslim, are fan-girling over this phenomenal woman.